Trending Sources

Twitter: Gnip’s Audience API Now Generally Available

SocialTimes Twitter

Twitter has been beta-testing Gnip’s Audience API  since last October, and the social network announced Tuesday that the application-programming interface is now available to all advertisers. Seamlessly integrate alongside existing Gnip APIs. At Twitter, everything we do is oriented around our users, and the Audience API is no different. Return insights in real-time.

API 20

What’s New in Facebook Graph API v2.7?

SocialTimes Facebook

Continuous Facebook Live videos and audience restrictions  on Facebook Live videos, which were added to the Facebook Live application-programming interface in May , will be added to the social network’s Graph API. Software engineer Steven Elia introduced Graph API v2.7, which will be released this fall, in a blog post , saying that in addition to the Facebook Live features, the updated API also includes improved page insights, more ad placement options and a new daily ad budget format. Developers: What are your thoughts on the new features coming with Graph API v2.7?

API 10

Social Media On The Farm: Crisis Management, Market Research, Education And APIs

The Realtime Report

As a mobile-friendly platform, Twitter has been used by farmers to share information, check realtime conditions, and connect with customers from its earliest days –  CNN reported on this  as early as 2009. Social Media Case Studies #AgChat #drought12 agriculture API crisis management crowdsource education farm farmers food open food open sourcedrought12.

API 44

Facebook’s New Ad Products for Brick-and-Mortar Retailers

SocialTimes Facebook

And the Facebook offline conversions API gives retailers insights into the impact of their Facebook marketing campaigns on in-store transactions, call-center transactions and more. Today we’re announcing new solutions for businesses to drive people to their stores and measure the amount of store visits and in-store sales following their Facebook mobile ad campaigns.

Facebook Quietly Launches Ads API for ALL Developers

Stay N' Alive

That was the launch of Facebook’s advertising API to all developers, making the entire API public. Up until “recently”, as Facebook reps weren’t able to give me a specific date that it went live, you used to have to apply to access Facebook’s ads API through a very hard-to-find form on the Facebook Developers website.

A Complete Guide to Twitter’s Q2 2016 Earnings Call

SocialTimes Twitter

Mobile ad revenue represented 89 percent of total ad revenue. The company said mobile MAUs represented 82 percent of total MAUs. 80 percent of them are on mobile. This is just the start of what we believe will be a long-term shift away from desktop video to premium mobile environments, and we believe Twitter is well positioned to benefit from that shift. to 11 p.m.

News 11

A Walk Through Twitter’s Walled Garden

The Realtime Report

Smart people are posting ideas for new business models based on an open API , lamenting what could have been  had Twitter become an API company rather than an advertising company, and raising money to build  an alternative realtime feed API. Insights branded hashtag page Events pages Expanded Tweets Hashtag pages Twitter Twitter API Twitter Cards Twitter video Walled Garden

Facebook Quietly Launches Ads API for ALL Developers

Stay N' Alive

That was the launch of Facebook’s advertising API to all developers, making the entire API public. Up until “recently”, as Facebook reps weren’t able to give me a specific date that it went live, you used to have to apply to access Facebook’s ads API through a very hard-to-find form on the Facebook Developers website.

New Flickr Brings Questions about the Visual Media Era

Geoff Livingston

million photos uploaded everyday, and one of the most popular APIs on the Internet. Mobile Photography Reality Social Media Andrew Keen Flickr infographics Instagram jess3 media mobile Pinterest portable social network Tumblr Visual YouTubeNew Flickr Interface image via Geeky Gadgets Flickr will unveil its much-needed new interface today, revamping one of the oldest and still prescient social networks. This significant change comes to a network that features more than 3.5 Flickr’s new interface seeks [.].

Spotzot Launches SpotAds, Claims Realtime Mobile Offers Get CTRs Up To 70%

The Realtime Report

As of a year ago, only 40% of mobile ad campaigns involved some kind of targeting. Many companies are working to change that ratio–making it easier for advertisers to target mobile consumers based on their demographics, location and previous behavior. Have you started experimenting with targeted mobile offers or ads?

How Instagram Restored My Faith in Social Networking

Geoff Livingston

If you have not played with runaway hit mobile social network Instagram , you should. Instagram exists on the mobile web, and is not tethered to the web. With an open API, people are exploring how to harness the photos, including search by city. Mobile Photography Instagram iPad iPhone media mobile pundit pundits social network social photography

4 Ways Facebook Instant Articles Will Change Blogging Forever

agora pulse

Facebook Instant Articles are all about providing a media rich experience that doesn’t slow down on mobile phones. While video and slideshows have always have an advantage, they often lost that advantage on mobile because of slow loading times and other mobile specific issues. That means this is an Instant Article and the mobile upload time will be super fast.

Social Media News Ticker: Facebook To Buy WhatsApp, LinkedIn Opens Publishing To All Members

The Realtime Report

Facebook to pay $19 billion for WhatsApp – Facebook is acquiring mobile messaging service WhatsApp; the company will continue to operate separately, and co-founder Jan Koum will join Facebook’s board of directors (The Wall Street Journal). Facebook tests mobile “Highlights”, a cheat sheet to your friends’ lives – last week Facebook released its 7.0 Facebook. Twitter.

API 22

The Obvious Next Community Step – Mobile

Geoff Livingston

According to Pew Internet , forty percent of adults use the internet, email or instant messaging on a mobile phone (up from the 32% of Americans who did this in 2009). Mobility is the most obvious change that communities are making wholesale on the interwebs. As Priya Ramesh pointed out yesterday on the Buzz Bin , mobile web access is expected to surpass desktop access by 2014.

This Week in Social Media - 3/26/2013

Social Media Marketing

Each week at Ford, I compose a newsletter that includes a series of links about current events and trends in the worlds of technology, social media, mobile, communications and marketing in order to keep the wider team up to date on changes, newsworthy items and content that might be useful in their jobs. mobile Advertising this week in social technology news Marketing social media PR

Slack: A Communication Tool Every Team Should Use

Spin Sucks

Slack puts everything in one spot—and it has open APIs to most of the tools we use. mentioned they have an open API to hundreds of apps. They have a mobile app that mirrors the desktop app so I can get my messages anywhere, anytime. By Gini Dietrich. Alright boys and girls. have a special treat for you today. And, for others, I’m about to blow your mind. Are you ready?

Team 119

How fans are using Facebook Reactions and what it means for your brand

Unmetric

They were posts from Nissan , Mini Babybel , Bertolli , Windex , LG Mobile , Giorgio Armani Beauty , Arby’s , Rebel’s Market , Little Things.com & US Cellular. April 27, 2016 - Update: Facebook has made Reactions data available on their API and it can now be accessed within the Unmetric Analyze platform. This post originally appeared on Social Times. took a look.

API 47

PLEASE Don’t Visit My Google+ Page! Here’s Why.

SocMed Sean

Apart from the lack of drama, the other very important limitation that has hampered Google+ is the fact that the don’t offer an inbound API that allows popular social media tools like Hootsuite, Buffer and IFTTT to publish content to a Google+ profile or page. In fact, when logging in to the mobile app, you have to choose which page or profile you will be posting to. Cheers!

Social Media News Ticker: Facebook Launches FB Newswire, Acquires Motion Tracking App Moves

The Realtime Report

LinkedIn opens ad platform, launches API for new marketing partners – last Thursday LinkedIn unveiled two new programs, the Sponsored Updates API and Content Partners, which helps marketers sponsor high-quality content (AdWeek). Twitter. LinkedIn. Pinterest. Any social media updates that we missed? Let us know in the comments below.

API 47

How to Monitor Comments on your Instagram Ads (and why it’s crucial to do so!)

agora pulse

The beauty of Instagram ads is that they are a great way to get leads and generate traffic to your website, your landing page, or your mobile app from Instagram. For some industries or products, like mobile apps, Instagram ads perform better by giving a cheaper cost per download. At the moment, you won’t be able to reply from Agorapulse. (It’s a limitation of the Instagram API).

2012 Google I/O - Is This the 2007 Facebook F8?

Stay N' Alive

As the first Google I/O with the Google+ Team, and a serious read/write API yet to launch, I predict we are about to see an explosion of social apps at a level we haven't seen since Facebook's F8 Conference in 2007 when they launched their platform to the world. Let's look first at the original APIs for both. The parallels are very similar. Google+ is in a very similar state today.

What Twitter’s Rate Limit Changes Mean to You

Janet Fouts

Twitter recently announced new rate limits on how many “hits” to the API it will allow. There are a lot of complicated issues here, and if you’re not a developer you probably don’t care about those, so I’m not going to explain the differences between Rest API limiting and Feature-base limiting, you can learn all you want about that in Twitter’s docs.

A Pretty Awesome Way to Schedule Instagram Posts

agora pulse

We have a way to schedule posts to Instagram from your desktop or mobile device. Since Instagram is primarily a mobile app, you’ll have to use the Agorapulse mobile app ( Android , iOS ) to start your magic. This is especially handy for managers and clients who aren’t that mobile friendly.). Search no longer, my friend. We Can I still get paid this month?”

Keep Yourself Alive

Twist Image

Technology, connectivity and the great untethering of our society as we become more and more mobile is our own, personal responsibility. Be leery of platforms with open APIs. mobile. open api. blog breadcrumbs connectivity data digitalchannel facebook flickr google government mobile onlineprivacy openapi personalengagement personalinformation privacy publishing technology tweet websiteWho will protect your rights, your opportunities and your privacy online? Do you think that it's the role of government? Is it the corporation's responsibility? They're not.

API 24

How To Schedule Instagram Posts

The Social Media Hat

There are other apps that have or soon will have Instagram scheduling capability but unfortunately, due to the way Instagram's API is configured, this is how they all work. You can create the images on Desktop or Mobile, as well as use pictures you've taken. If you want to schedule an image that's on your mobile device, using your laptop. Tweet this! Source ). Tweet this!

Why Snapchat Memories Will Be Pivotal (And Why Marketers Are So Excited)

Buffer Social

In 2015,  Snapchat Discover made the network a media destination by providing publishers with a mobile-first way to share editorial content. Something that Facebook mastered on its way to becoming a dominant mobile advertising network. The API will allow selected partners to sell Snapchat’s video ad inventory via an automated, auction-based system. Video

API 27

25 Excellent Content Marketing Tools for Your Brand

Pamorama

Useful for all companies — from startups to enterprises — KnowledgeVision helps you create video and audio presentations and make them available via Web browsers and mobile devices. You can manage your workflow and publish yourself or via API integration. Successful content marketing initiatives have many moving parts. Content Curation Tools. List.ly (free/paid). Storify  (paid).

Tools 135

7 Tactics to Maximize the Value of Facebook Custom Audiences

Razor Social

You can import a list of emails, Facebook user IDs, phone numbers or mobile advertiser IDs into Facebook and create an audience based on this. You are only meant to use this for importing Facebook user IDs for your mobile apps. Mobile advertiser IDs – If you have an Android or an iPhone app, you can specify the ID associated with this app and then target users of the app.

Digital PR Measurement Lessons from News Analytics

Proactive Report

recent report about a project conducted by the American Press Institute (API)  reveals some interesting insights into what kind of content works, and why. The API conducted a project of content tagging by topic with 55 news publishers.  News outlets are paying attention to analytics in an effort to learn more about what their audiences read and watch – and why. Go Long.

API 23

An Insider Look at Reach and Frequency Ad Buying on Facebook

Ignite Social Media

While the tool was developed for large brand advertisers, it can be used by any advertiser with access to Power Editor or the API looking to drive efficient reach within their target audience. At this time, you can set up a Reach and Frequency buy for the following objectives: Brand Awareness, Clicks to Website, Mobile App Installs, Page Post Engagement, Video Views and Website Conversions.

Buy 32

Social Media Updates: July

yMarketingMatters

This is great for any business that uses local awareness ads to drive walk-in business as it will help measure the conversion from social or mobile ad campaigns. In-Store, Meet Mobile: New Ways to Increase and Measure Store Visits and Sales. Periscope Live Button on Mobile Twitter Apps :  If you’re ready to go live with Periscope,  Twitter has you covered. Facebook.

Social Media Updates: May

yMarketingMatters

Read “ How Can Businesses Use Facebook Continuous Live Video “ Explore.org uses Facebook Live’s continuous streaming API. Twitter Opens Audience Platform Worldwide:  Twitter now allows advertisers to extend their campaigns to all 800,000 million visitors around the world, across the Twitter website or any of the many websites and mobile apps. PLUS A HUGE TIP!

Influence your PR campaign with Influencer Marketing

Waxing UnLyrical

What captured their attention decades ago via billboards will not even make them sit up and notice in this digital era , where everyone is glued to their mobile devices. Kia used IBM Watson’s Personality Insights API and identified relevant social influencers for its #AddPizzazz campaign , to rev up the excitement factor for an upcoming advertisement featuring Christopher Walken. 3.

Social Media News Ticker: Facebook Video Ads Expand Outside U.S.

The Realtime Report

Pinterest unveils new tech to become more measurable for brands – Pinterest has opened its platform to third-party developers for the first time, opening up a business insights API that will help marketers see how pins are performing (AdAge). Facebook. Facebook to expand video ads to seven countries outside U.S. Twitter. Instagram. ” (AllFacebook). Pinterest.

News 45

How to Contact Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and Other Social Networks

Kikolani

Mobile. Report an Issue with Facebook Mobile Texts. Mobile Photos Upload Issues. Posts from Mobile Aren’t Appearing on Timeline. Mobile App-Install Ads Beta. Report an Issue with Facebook on Mobile. Problems Using Mobile. Your Mobile Feedback. API, Apps and mobile. Twitter’s mobile site. Twitter mobile apps.

F8 2016: It’s a Good Time to Be a Publisher on Facebook

Jon Loomer

And I’m not even going into virtual reality, branded content, Sponsored Messages ads, developer tools (Account Kit, analytics for apps, Graph API v2.6, Messenger Platform and bots) or video (cross-posted videos, total-performance Insights, Video Rights Manager, Live API). Optimized Mobile Web Share Dialog. Sharing to Facebook from a mobile device was previously clunky.

The Social Media Monitoring Lighthouse – A Guide on What and How to Monitor

Razor Social

Mention provides a really good user interface with a very nice mobile app for monitoring mentions across many platforms. Radian 6 covers over 150 million sources ranging from blogs, forums, Facebook public API, Twitter, and photo and video sharing sites.  It has a nice workflow and automation features to help track and respond to mentions. Is all that social media activity paying off?